The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford - 20.00% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 22.39% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £425 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 67 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 81.01% 89.33% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 48
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Knutsford

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Knutsford